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Failing School, AISD Lawsuit, and Harvey Weinstein | January 11th, 2017

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Hour one: Mendez Middle school is facing closure after four consecutive years of failure, if the school cannot meet requirements it could be shut down or taken over by the state; The Austin school district is being sued in federal court over a 2016 classroom incident in which a frustrated staff member threw a trash bin and injured the face of a special needs student; Proposed bills have come forward that would end chain migration; ICE has cracked down on 7Eleven stores nationwide for hiring illegal immigrants; a high school freshman was arrested for selling drugs out of her bedroom window.


Hour two: The Search for victims of mudslides in California continues as the death toll rises to 17; Trump says there is no need to interview him as there is no current evidence of collusion; The house is set to vote on renewing legislation that authorizes FISA searches; Facebook early investor Roger McNamee urges the company to fix its social media product before it harms society; Mendez Middle school is facing closure after four consecutive years of failure, if the school cannot meet requirements it could be shut down or taken over by the state; The Austin school district is being sued in federal court over a 2016 classroom incident in which a frustrated staff member threw a trash bin and injured the face of a special needs student; efforts to rename schools that honor confederate soldiers have lost steam; our snowflake of the day is a woman who asks a store owner to take down his sign supporting Israel because it’s upsetting.


Hour three: Todd changes the rules of #TrumpTweets again; Mendez Middle school is facing closure after four consecutive years of failure, if the school cannot meet requirements it could be shut down or taken over by the state; A video of an Austin job site crane collapsing has gone viral; A new Swiss law requires Lobsters be stunned before they can be boiled alive; NBC confirmed they will show players kneeling if they do so at the Super Bowl; Harvey Weinstein was slapped after dining at an Arizona restaurant; Dolly Parton is getting blowback after rebranding Dixie Stampede to just Stampede.  


 

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